The USFL Championship Game turned into a matchup of backup quarterbacks in the fourth quarter. The Birmingham Stallions’ Alex McGough tossed a touchdown pass.
The Stallions defeated the Stars 33-30 to cap the USFL’s inaugural season on Sunday night at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio.
Philadelphia quarterback Case Cookus rallied the Stars from a 20-9 deficit to a 23-20 lead with two second-half touchdown passes.
On the Stars’ first snap after falling behind 26-23, Stallions linebacker Scooby Wright intercepted Costello and ran 46 yards for a touchdown with 2:53 to play as Birmingham took a 33-23 lead